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Paradise Grills recalls 18,000 outdoor kitchens for explosion risk

Liquid propane gas can accumulate inside the closed lid and cabinets, causing an explosion

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Paradise Grilling Systems of Ocoee, Fla., is recalling about 18,000 Paradise Grills first generation outdoor kitchens

Liquid propane (LP) gas can accumulate inside the closed lid and cabinets, causing an explosion when the user relights the grill, posing fire and burn hazards.

The firm has received two reports of the grill exploding, causing severe burns to the consumers.

This recall involves First Generation Paradise Grills Outdoor Kitchens.

They can have cabinets, sinks, refrigerators, and other features such as LED lighting, Tiki Huts, commercial grills, granite and other additional options.

The recalled models are the GX-3, GX-4, GX-5, GX-6, GX-7, GX-8, GX-9, GX-10, GX-11 GX12 and GX14, Tahiti, Fiji, Tropicana, Aruba 6 and Aruba 8.

The model name is listed on the sales agreement.

The outdoor kitchens, manufactured in the U.S., were sold at Paradise Grills showrooms and at home, boat and RV shows nationwide from January 2009, through December 2020, for between $4,000 and $15,000.

What to do

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled grills and contact Paradise Grills to receive a new 16”x 4” stainless steel vent to be installed on the First Generation Outdoor Kitchen.

Consumers in Florida, Texas, Georgia and Alabama should immediately contact Paradise Grills to schedule a date for completion of their free repair. This includes labor and a new vent.

Consumers in all other states should immediately contact Paradise Grills to receive free shipment of the vent, installation instructions, and reimbursement for the installation cost by a qualified professional or technician.

The firm will require a copy of the installer’s invoice or billing statement (marked “Paid”) for the installation service.

Paradise Grills is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Consumers may contact Paradise Grills at (800) 604-2023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, by email at safetynotice@paradisegrills.com, or online at www.paradisegrillsdirect.com/safety-notice for more information.

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